MCC touring New Zealand in March

New Zealand plays host to a touring team from the MCC this month after a three-match series in Papua New Guinea.

The side, captained by Sussex player Luke Marshall, also includes PNG-born England Test wicketkeeper Geraint Jones and New Zealanders Ronnie Kotkamp and Scott McHardy.

They play five tour matches; two 50-over games against a Canterbury Cricket Association XI at Rangiora (7 & 8 March), two 50-over games against Otago Country CA XI at Queenstown Events Centre (11 & 13 March), and a two-day game against an Auckland CA XI at Eden Park Outer Oval (15-16 March).

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For further information, contact New Zealand Cricket Administration Manager Tim Murdoch on 03 364 7197

Full profiles of the touring party plus a full tour itinerary are available at the New Zealand Cricket Online Media Room (NZC Media Releases section)

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